A fantastic new tour and hotel for 2020 based in Lanarkshire at the fascinating New Lanark Mill Heritage Village, a UNESCO World Heritage site on the banks of the beautiful River Clyde. Highlights of our itinerary include a guided tour of Rammerscales House, a day at the Heritage Village itself and a boat trip on the Falkirk Wheel. Be sure to book early!
The 4 star New Lanark Mill Hotel is a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill situated in a spectacular gorge overlooking the river Clyde and Lanark Mill World Heritage site. The contemporary restaurant serves locally produced food and there is a lounge. There is also an indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna and gardens for you to enjoy. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and trouser press. Wi-Fi is available in public areas. There is a lift.
We journey north to Lockerbie and Rammerscales House where we will enjoy a guided tour with the Kilted Laird and hear about the colourful history of the house during the Jacobite Rebellion. After included refreshments we head to Lanark for 4 nights half board accommodation at the New Lanark Mill Hotel.
Today we travel through beautiful countryside to the Borders region and the pretty market town of Peebles. Situated on the banks of the River Tweed take in the lovely views and historic architecture or explore the independent shops and cafes.
We spend an interesting day on site where you can explore all that the New Lanark Mill Heritage Village has to offer, at your own pace. Take an interactive journey into the life of mill worker Annie McLeod, explore the restored mill workers cottages, discover the history of the cotton industry in the visitors centre and working textile mill or take in the magnificent views from the stunning rooftop gardens.
This morning we take a boat trip on the Falkirk Wheel and Union Canal before continuing to the Kelpies, a spectacular pair of equine sculptures and visitors centre detailing the history of the region.
We visit Dawyck Botanic Garden with its collection of endangered plants and heritage trees with spectacular Autumn colour before departing for home, arriving into our local area late afternoon.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - guided tour of Rammerscales House with included refreshments, entry to New Lanark Mill Heritage Village, boat trip on the Falkirk Wheel & entry to Dawyck Botanic Garden.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £70.00